About

dr-linder-headshot.jpg Stuart Linder, M.D., is a distinguished board certified plastic surgeon with a Beverly Hills practice and a decade of experience. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (F.A.C.S.) and the author of The Beverly Hills Shape: The Truth about Plastic Surgery. Dr. Linder has been featured in most major print media and on television channels like England’s British Broadcasting Corporation, Extra, Discovery Health, the WE Channel, along with MTV, and others. Dr. Linder specializes exclusively in plastic surgery of the body, concentrating on breast augmentation, a surgery he has performed on dozens of top Hollywood and international models. Dr. Linder also specializes in tummy tuck, liposuction and other procedures of the breast such as breast reduction and breast lift.


dr_kotler_head_shot_.GIFRobert Kotler, M.D., is a distinguished board certified surgeon who has been practicing in Beverly Hills for 30 years. He has appeared on the hit E! Entertainment Television show, Dr. 90210, and is a clinical instructor at the University of California, Los Angeles, as well as a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (F.A.C.S). Additionally, Dr. Kotler is the author of two books about plastic surgery for consumers, Secrets of a Beverly Hills Cosmetic Surgeon and The Essential Cosmetic Surgery Companion. WebMD recently chose him as its chief consultant for its new cosmetic surgery section. Dr. Kotler specializes exclusively in cosmetic surgery of the face and neck, performing mostly rhinoplasty, face lift, peels, neck sculpture and chin augmentation.


mendieta-bio.jpg Constantino Mendieta, M.D. is a board certified Miami plastic surgeon who has joined YourNewBodyBlog.com as the “Booty Plastic Surgeon.” Specializing in the Brazilian Butt Lift and buttock enhancement, having developed a system of evaluation called “Highlight Liposculpting and Lipo Fat Transfer,” Dr. Mendieta is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and a member of the Aesthetic Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS). He works according to this philosophy: “No two individuals are the same; therefore, no single technique is suited to all cases.” He has been featured in numerous print media publications, including Elle, New Beauty, W, and Cosmopolitan. Dr. Mendieta has frequently appeared on major television news stations as a plastic surgery expert, and was a featured plastic surgeon on Bravo’s Miami Slice.


stephanie-your-new-body.jpg Stephanie Powers-Callister is a health provider who is passionate about comforting and educating people in times of need. She provides individuals with the tools and knowledge necessary to help them achieve and maintain a healthy life.As more and more people pursue their cosmetic goals with plastic surgery, Stephanie is proud to assist them in making safe choices about their procedures and the provider they choose. Having undergone plastic surgery herself, this mother of two (a 9-month old girl, and a 2-year old) is committed to her family, the medical field, and the readers of Your New Body.


wendy-lewis-bio-pic.JPGWendy Lewis is President of Wendy Lewis & Co. Ltd, Global Aesthetics Consultancy established in 1997 in New York City. Dubbed “The Knife Coach ®” by the media, Lewis is an independent image enhancement consultant. Her expertise has guided thousands of clients through all forms of cosmetic enhancements from research to recovery throughout the USA and abroad. Lewis is also the author of 10 consumer books. Plastic Makes Perfect: The Complete Cosmetic Beauty Guide, her most recent book, was published by Orion in the US in January 2008. Lewis is also the co-founder and editorial director of mdpublish.com, a comprehensive medical publishing and marketing group.Wendy is a frequent speaker and course instructor at numerous international medical conferences in aesthetics. She is a member of Cosmetic Executive Women, Fashion Group International, American Society of Journalists and Authors, American Society of Authors and Writers, The Authors Guild, American Medical Writers Association, and has appeared on CNN, WNBC, Fox TV, BBC, GMTV, MSNBC and many others.


catherine_photo_small Catherine Maley, M.B.A. is an aesthetic marketing consultant to private-practice physicians across the United States and Canada. With the knowledge and understanding of what a patient wants and needs; Maley’s skills as a personal coach helps physicians attract preferred patients to their aesthetic practices easily and cost-effectively. She is an author and contributing writer to several medical trade publications, a sought-after speaker at national and regional medical meetings, and an industry marketing expert and consultant to aesthetic industry vendors. Since 2003, Maley has been a contributing author to numerous publications, including Plastic Surgery Products, MedEsthetics, Advance for Healthy Aging, Aesthetic Trends and Technologies, and Cosmetic Dermatology. Maley’s most recent book, Your Aesthetic Practice: What Your Patients Are Saying offers physicians insight to the patient’s desires.


Elana Pruitt is the editorial manager and senior editor of PlasticSurgery.com. In addition to overseeing and providing interviews for YourNewBodyBlog.com, she also ensures newsworthy, valuable articles for iEnhance.com, CosmeticSurgery.com, and BeautyChatBlog.com. With a background in journalism and speech communications from California State University, Fullerton, Pruitt contributes to several online fashion and entertainment-related publications. Pruitt has firsthand insight into the world of beauty, fashion, and plastic surgery, and continues to reach readers on a personal level.


JenniferJennifer Galvan is the Copy Editor and a Staff Writer at Plastic Surgery Studios. She regularly contributes to PlasticSurgery.com, iEnhance.com, and BeautyChatBlog.com. With a background in journalism, Galvan is a graduate of California State University, San Bernardino. She stays current with the latest plastic surgery trends and news, allowing her to provide fresh, new content.